Kansas Athletics to Host Midwest Sports Performance Conference May 13-14, 2011

Jan. 5, 2011

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LAWRENCE, Kan. – More than 400 years of training, knowledge and experience will be on hand at the third annual Midwest Sports Performance Conference hosted by Kansas Athletics, May 13-14, 2011.

The two-day event at the Anderson Family Strength and Conditioning Center on the campus of the University of Kansas will focus on preparing an athlete to compete in any sport at any level. Instruction will include: best practice training methods, student wellness education, programs for in-season and off-season preparation and ways to increase constant improvement at all skill levels. The conference is continuing education approved for NSCA (1.6 CEU’s) and the BOC provider.

The workshop offers a combination of theory and practice presented by many of college athletics’ most respected sports science professionals over a two-day period, Dr. Andrew Fry, Chair at the Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Sciences at Kansas, and Andrea Hudy, KU Assistant Athletics Director/Sports Performance are co-directors of the conference.

This year’s conference keynote speaker is diving standout Mary Ellen Clark, a two-time Olympic bronze medalist in 1996 at Atlanta and 1992 in Barcelona.

The conference begins with registration at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, May 13, and concludes with round-table discussions at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 14. Early conference registration, prior to April 5, is $225 per person. Students are $100. Late conference registration is $250 per person.

2011 Midwest Sports Performance Conference Presenters

Mary Ellen Clark, Keynote Speaker

Roger Marandino, MS, CSCS, *D

Greg Werner

Jerry Martin

William J. Kraemer, Ph.D., CSCS, FNSCA

Jay R. Hoffman, Ph.D., CSCS, FNSCA

Patrick McHenry, MS, CSCS*D

Phillip Gallagher, Ph.D.

Andrew C. Fry, Ph.D., CSCS, FNSCA

Mark Paulsen

Andrea Hudy, MS, CSCS, USAW-1

Chris Dawson

Lance Hooton

Scott Greenawalt

Phillip Vardiman

Phillip Vardiman, PhD, AT